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IT WAS ANOTHER GREAT YEAR OF ART AND TRAVEL AS I WAS INVITED BACK TO THE LEIGH YAWKEY WOODSON ART MUSEUM’S 2014 BIRDS IN ART EXHIBITION FOR “AVIATION FUELED”. I WAS ALSO ABLE TO COMPLETE MULTIPLE NEW PAINTINGS AND A … Continue reading
“High Desert Elk” monument in place. It was later landscaped with sage, grasses, and trees.
It was hoisted onto a hand picked natural stone base. Steel pegs extending through the legs of the figure were cemented with epoxy into pre-drilled holes. It took five hours to drill three holes.
Piece being hauled in by truck and trailer and elevated by crane.
The petina process (coloration).
Elk in raw metal. The individual sections of the mold are painted with wax to about a 1/4 inch thickness. The wax sections are removed from mold and invested with further shell material. They are then placed in a kiln … Continue reading
Rubber is later sprayed with a chemical blend that forms a rock hard shell. After drying, the sections are removed individually and the original sculpture is basically destroyed.
Rubber latex being sprayed on sections.
Sculpture being divided into numbered sections for mold process.